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transition

tran·si·tion

transition

 
pronunciation:
traen zI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: change from one position, stage, or situation to another.
There were painful experiences during his transition from boyhood to manhood.
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synonyms:
passage
similar words:
alteration, change, changeover, conversion, leap, progression, saltation, shift, transformation
derivations: transitional (adj.), transitionally (adv.)